Job Opportunity

Budget Manager
Marin County

Date Posted:

April 17, 2013

Salary:

$105,040-$127,670/annual

Description:

The County of Marin is looking for an energetic, adaptable and innovative problem solver to serve as its next Budget Manager in the County Administrator’s Office. The Budget Manager is the County’s primary staff person responsible for the overall leadership, coordination, and management of the County’s budget preparation, implementation, and General Fund projections. Each year, he or she generates and updates the 5-year General Fund forecast of revenues and expenditures; oversees the preparation of the annual budget, department work plans and performance measures; and presents the budget to the Board of Supervisors and County organization. Throughout the year, the Budget Manager directs and assists in the more complex analytical work, oversees budget requests and transfers, implements short and long-term financial plans and conducts a thorough mid-year review of department budgets.The County of Marin is looking for an energetic, adaptable and innovative problem solver to serve as its next Budget Manager in the County Administrator’s Office. The Budget Manager is the County’s primary staff person responsible for the overall leadership, coordination, and management of the County’s budget preparation, implementation, and General Fund projections. Each year, he or she generates and updates the 5-year General Fund forecast of revenues and expenditures; oversees the preparation of the annual budget, department work plans and performance measures; and presents the budget to the Board of Supervisors and County organization. Throughout the year, the Budget Manager directs and assists in the more complex analytical work, oversees budget requests and transfers, implements short and long-term financial plans and conducts a thorough mid-year review of department budgets.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for the County of Marin is someone who has:
• successfully led the preparation and adoption of a city or county budget, with significant experience in complex budget analysis, revenue and expenditure projection, as well as government finance;
• demonstrated experience in implementing an effective and useful performance management and measurement system that has informed budget decisions and allocations;
• implemented a budget software system or has been a part of a financial software system implementation;
• demonstrated high levels of emotional intelligence, is a collaborative and progressive leader who maintains positive relationships with peers, department heads, elected officials and other constituents;
• proven to be adaptable, energetic and a creative problem solver who can balance a broad array of unique challenges within a fast-paced and exciting environment;
• dedication and experience being a supportive leader and supervisor interested in teaching and mentoring a committed team of Management and Budget Analysts while working in a matrix management environment.
Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge and skills listed. Typically, equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, public policy or a field related to the work and four years of experience in performing professional-level budgetary analysis in a public and/or governmental agency. A Master’s degree in business, public administration or related field is highly desirable.

How To Apply:

Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form. Apply online at: www.marincounty.org/Jobs or contact Marin County HR Dept, Rm 415, 3501 Civic Center Dr, San Rafael, CA 94903 or call (415) 473-6104. EOE

Final Deadline:

May 10, 2013 by 4pm

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